My picks, 2015-8

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting.

  1. 5 Incredible Ice Formations in Nature
  2. The Brave Kevin Richardson with Lions
  3. Using Lasers to Create Super-hydrophobic Materials
  4. How Small Is An Atom? Spoiler: Very Small
  5. The Clog Dance from Ashton’s La fille mal gardée
  6. Muscular Moves Toward Custom Medicine
  7. Bird interrupts David Attenborough
  8. Making a Bonobo laugh
  9. Remarkable POV: Jumbo Squid “Flash” to Talk

5 Incredible Ice Formations in Nature

Earth Unplugged

We highlight a selection of the most breathtaking ice formations that have been found in nature!


The Brave Kevin Richardson with Lions

A world’s first: Kevin Richardson playing football with wild lions
Playing Soccer with Lions
Trust and affection with lions
Living with the lions

Lion Whisperer Kevin Richardson, stylishly dressed in a Van Gils suit feels more confident than ever before. No Stitch, No Story.


Using Lasers to Create Super-hydrophobic Materials

Using Lasers to Create Super-hydrophobic Materials
Staying Dry in a World Covered with Water

Scientists at the University of Rochester have used lasers to transform metals into extremely water repellent, or super-hydrophobic, materials without the need for temporary coatings.


How Small Is An Atom? Spoiler: Very Small

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

Atoms are very weird. Wrapping your head around exactly how weird, is close to impossible – how can you describe something that is SO removed from humans experience? But then again, they kind of make up everything, so let us try anyways.


The Clog Dance from Ashton’s La fille mal gardée

The Royal Ballet

Will Tuckett as Widow Simone and Marianela Nuñez as Lise with Cindy Jourdain, Sarah Lamb, Laura Morera and Deirdre Chapman and artists of The Royal Ballet in the Clog Dance from Act I of Frederick Ashton’s La fille mal gardée.


Muscular Moves Toward Custom Medicine

Wall Street Journal


Bird interrupts David Attenborough

Attenborough’s Paradise Birds

David Attenborough is repeatedly upstaged by an excited Greater Bird of Paradise.


Making a Bonobo laugh

Animals in Love

Bonobos,one of our closest relatives, seem to have discovered the secret of happy, long lasting relationships…and laughter definitely helps!


Remarkable POV: Jumbo Squid “Flash” to Talk

National Geographic

New research reveals that the giant humboldt squid communicates by quickly changing the color of its skin. Footage from the National Geographic Crittercam shows that the squid’s rapid flashing takes place only in front of the other squids, so this behavior is possibly being used to attract mates or warn rivals.

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